Star Map for Saturday September 12, 1959

Get a map of the sky — with thousands of stars, the planets, the Sun and the Moon — as seen from a location and at a time of your choice.

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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Available sizes: 11x14", 16x20" or 18x24", 40x50cm or 50x70 cm, standard sizes so you will always find a frame that you like and that fits.

On 12 September 1959

The Soviet Union launches a large rocket, Lunik II, at the moon..

Bonanza premieres, the first regularly scheduled TV program presented in color..

Birthdate of Scott Brown, American colonel and politician; Deron Cherry, American football player and sportscaster; and Sigmar Gabriel, German educator and politician, 17th Vice-Chancellor of Germany.

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Donald MacDonald, Canadian trade union leader and politician (d. 1986).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Glenn Davis, American hurdler, sprinter, and football player (d. 2009); and Jaegwon Kim, South Korean-American philosopher and academic.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Charles Burlingame, American captain and pilot (d. 2001); Irina Rodnina, Russian figure skater and politician; and Tony Stevens, English rock bassist and songwriter (Savoy Brown; Foghat).

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Robert Gober, American sculptor; Scott Hamilton, American saxophonist; and Peeter Volkonski, Estonian singer-songwriter and actor.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Brian Smith, English footballer (d. 2013).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Barry Andrews, English singer and keyboard player; Chip Beck, American golfer; Sam Brownback, American lawyer and politician, 46th Governor of Kansas; Leslie Cheung, Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2003); David Goodhart, English journalist and author; Ricky Rudd, American race car driver and sportscaster; and Walter Woon, Singaporean lawyer and politician, 7th Attorney-General of Singapore.

Death of Sándor Festetics, Hungarian politician, Hungarian Minister of War (b. 1882).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Paul M. Sharp, British academic and educator; Jan Egeland, Norwegian politician, diplomat and humanitarian; Rachel Ward, English-Australian actress; and Hans Zimmer, German composer and producer.

1st anniversary

Jack Kilby demonstrates the first working integrated circuit while working at Texas Instruments..

Birthdate of Wilfred Benítez, American boxer; and Gregg Edelman, American actor and singer.

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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